Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday (62)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly, bookish meme created and hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. You can find out more information on the meme on her blog, Breaking the Spine.

The meme helps book bloggers and readers shine a spotlight om some of the many upcoming releases that we are all patiently (but most likely impatiently) waiting on. Get it?

So you're interested in sharing some of the books you're waiting on with your readers!? That's great! To participate in Jill's meme, all you need to do is:
  • Create your own Waiting on Wednesday post that features an upcoming title (or titles)
  • Be sure to credit Jill in your post
  • Link up to the Linky on Jill's blog

Waiting On...

Title: Rebel of the Sands
Series: Rebel of the Sands
Author: Alwyn Hamilton
Publisher: Penguin Teen
Publication Date: March 8, 2016
She’s more gunpowder than girl—and the fate of the desert lies in her hands.

Mortals rule the desert nation of Miraji, but mystical beasts still roam the wild and barren wastes, and rumor has it that somewhere, djinni still practice their magic. But there's nothing mystical or magical about Dustwalk, the dead-end town that Amani can't wait to escape from.

Destined to wind up "wed or dead," Amani’s counting on her sharpshooting skills to get her out of Dustwalk. When she meets Jin, a mysterious and devastatingly handsome foreigner, in a shooting contest, she figures he’s the perfect escape route. But in all her years spent dreaming of leaving home, she never imagined she'd gallop away on a mythical horse, fleeing the murderous Sultan's army, with a fugitive who's wanted for treason. And she'd never have predicted she'd fall in love with him...or that he'd help her unlock the powerful truth of who she really is.

 Why I'm Waiting...

You might be looking at this post and saying to yourself, "Is this girl for real?" While I'll admit that Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton isn't something I'd normally read, I can't help but be curious about this book that seems like a cross between fantasy and a western. 

I've been hearing nothing but good things about Rebel of the Sands. I've heard there's an amazing romance (and that it's been compared to Han and Leia) and awesome characters and creatures! I've also heard that it's a book that's really heavy on the girl power, so I'm all for reading this one and seeing why so many people are raving about it.

What Are You Waiting On...

Let's chat! I want to know what books you're waiting on! Feel free to leave a comment or the link to your Waiting on Wednesday post below to tell me (and the other people reading this post) what upcoming books have caught your eye! I'm sure there are plenty, so don't be shy!

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